STAFF MEMBER IN KENYA

LILLIAN KISIENYE

SOCIAL WORKER

Lillian was hired by Kenya Rising in late 2020 and brings a breadth of experience to the social work department, where she supports families at home through extensive fieldwork. She holds a Degree in Sociology and Anthropology from Maseno University, as well as a Certificate in Personnel Management from the University of Nairobi, and a Diploma in Community Development from Xtreem Institute of Business Information and Technology. Previously, she worked as a social worker at Victory Children’s Home in Kisumu, Kenya, where she supported families in the area of economic strengthening and also in accessing support services from other agencies. Before that, she worked on family reunification as a Child Protection Officer for Kisumu sub-County Children’s Department, and has worked in victim support and children’s rights advocacy for the Department of Children’s Services in Kajiado County outside of Nairobi. She has also worked for HOPEWORLD Kenya and the Priscilla and Angelica Chalk Foundation. Lillian speaks English, Swahili, and Luo, and she is passionate about children’s rights and wellbeing. Her hobbies include reading novels and volunteering to help needy people in the community.


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